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The Scan

Now Most UK Cases

'Cauldron of Evolution'

Science Papers Explore Genetic, Other Drivers of Lung Alveolus Formation; Previously Unknown Eye Color Loci

Likely Not the Vector

Testing Interest Piqued

Carrying Forward

Nature Papers Report on Host Factors Needed for SARS-CoV-2 Infection, Genomic Chromatin Architecture of Yeast

Study Links Variant to Increased Risk of Death

Call to Fill FDA Spot

Proposed DNA Authorization Bill in Florida

The Scan

Call to Look Again

More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration.

Not Always Trusted

In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports.

Identified Decades Later

A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports.

Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease

In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.